Marko Hautala and Sami Hilvo get German readers

Shrouds Worms The Liquor CardDTV aqcuired the translation rights to Marko Hautala’s Shrouds (Käärinliinat) and the upcoming book, Worms (Torajyvät), in a two-book-deal with the prominent German publisher. Worms will be published in Finland in May, making the deal even more exceptional. Marko Hautala received the Kalevi Jäntti Prize for Young Authors in November 2010.

Sami Hilvo’s The Liquor Card (Viinakortti) will be published in German by Männerschwarm in 2012. The Liquor Card is a story of unconventional love between two men in wartime Finland. It was shortlisted for the Helsingin Sanomat Debut Book of the Year Award in 2010.

Marko Hautala

Marko Hautala’s (b. 1973) unique blend of psychological thriller and realism has attracted readers of all genres, earning him a reputation as the ’Finnish Stephen King’. Skilled at generating spine-tingling fear in his readers, he has been recognised for his literary prowess: his first novel The Self-Illuminated Ones (Itsevalaisevat, 2008) was awarded the Tiiliskivi Prize, and in 2010 Hautala received the Kalevi Jäntti Literary Prize for Young Authors for Shrouds. He was also nominated for the Young Aleksis Kivi Prize in 2013 for Seeing Eyes (Unikoira, Tammi 2012). His latest novel, The Whispering Girl was published in autumn 2016 (Tammi).


Marko Hautala

The Whispering Girl

2016, Crime & Thriller

Marko Hautala

Granny Hatchet

2014, Crime & Thriller

Marko Hautala


2011, Crime & Thriller

Marko Hautala

Seeing Eyes

2012, Crime & Thriller

Marko Hautala


2009, Crime & Thriller

Marko Hautala

The Red Marsh

2018, Crime & Thriller

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